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Managing our oceans: A discussion document on the regulations proposed under the Exclusive Economic Zone and Continental Shelf (Environmental Effects) BillMay 2012This discussion document sought feedback on proposed regulations for managing the environmental effects in New Zealand's Exclusive Economic Zone and Continental Shelf. Submissions on the discussion document have now closed. Read more
December 2012This publication provides a case study that reflects researchers’ observations and interviews with participants of New Zealand’s first national attempt at collaborative governance in the complex and frequently contested area of freshwater management. Read more
Users' guide: National Environmental Standard for Assessing and Managing Contaminants in Soil to Protect Human HealthApril 2012This users’ guide explains the regulations and provides guidance to territorial and unitary authorities on implementing the National Environmental Standard for Assessing and Managing Contaminants in Soil to Protect Human Health. Read more
April 2012The Case Studies of National Monitoring Frameworks was one of four studies undertaken as part of the RMA Monitoring and Review Project. Eight national monitoring frameworks were reviewed to see where similarities can be drawn and to identify lessons learnt. Read more